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MOVIN' ON UP

comedy · self · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.

THE ELEVATOR

ensemble theatre · cursed champagne productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A young office worker, in the midst of her midday malaise, boards an elevator that continues up beyond the office to an enchanted and unknown land. There, she encounters mythical creatures, dastardly villains, and helping hands who show her whether or not the daily grind is what she's meant to do.
A young office worker, in the midst of her midday malaise, boards an elevator that continues up beyond the office to an enchanted and unknown land. There, she encounters mythical creatures, dastardly villains, and helping hands who show her whether or not the daily grind is what she's meant to do.

GLITCH

ensemble theatre · rough riders theatre cavalry · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.

MY CALICO SOUL

solo performance · steve brock · Ages 16+ · United States of America
My Calico Soul is a journey of taking all the labels that get thrust upon us or even give to ourselves and fully embracing them including bisexuality.
My Calico Soul is a journey of taking all the labels that get thrust upon us or even give to ourselves and fully embracing them including bisexuality.

THE LAST ONE-MAN SHOW (LITERALLY)

solo performance · ape x · Ages 13+ · United States of America
From the writer of award-winning "Letterz 2 2pac" and "Too Many Hitlers", "The Last One-Man Show (LITERALLY)" is the story of an underground comedian (LITERALLY), the lone survivor of WWIII. He still has his dreams, but when you’re the last one left, killing is only suicide. Hilarious!
From the writer of award-winning "Letterz 2 2pac" and "Too Many Hitlers", "The Last One-Man Show (LITERALLY)" is the story of an underground comedian (LITERALLY), the lone survivor of WWIII. He still has his dreams, but when you’re the last one left, killing is only suicide. Hilarious!

EL ULTIMO COCONUT

solo performance · gerald alejandro ford solo show · Ages 15+ · United States of America
In this solo extravaganza, a Latino cyber-nerd gets caught between his family and his video game addiction. This fictional tale will have you laughing your ass off the whole way through. In English, with some Spanish peppered in. $10 online, $15 at the door!
In this solo extravaganza, a Latino cyber-nerd gets caught between his family and his video game addiction. This fictional tale will have you laughing your ass off the whole way through. In English, with some Spanish peppered in. $10 online, $15 at the door!

MARTY HAS CANCER

comedy · prufrock productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Choi and Rhoul haven’t seen Marty in a while. Then, over coffee and a stale muffin, he casually tells them he has cancer. And he wants to move to Hawaii. “Marty has Cancer” is a dark comedy about friendship, coming-of-age (in your 30’s), and the absurdity of “American Idol.”
Choi and Rhoul haven’t seen Marty in a while. Then, over coffee and a stale muffin, he casually tells them he has cancer. And he wants to move to Hawaii. “Marty has Cancer” is a dark comedy about friendship, coming-of-age (in your 30’s), and the absurdity of “American Idol.”

REALITY STAR

ensemble theatre · potential celebrities theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.

THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · United States of America
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

JUST ONE MOMENT

ensemble theatre · mb stage productions, llc · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Between this life and the next, all prayers are taken by the Afterlife Assistance Center. Got a question for dead Aunt Sally? Want to ask some questions on the ouija board? Really need an A on that next test? The Afterlife Assistance Center is here to help you!
Between this life and the next, all prayers are taken by the Afterlife Assistance Center. Got a question for dead Aunt Sally? Want to ask some questions on the ouija board? Really need an A on that next test? The Afterlife Assistance Center is here to help you!

DOCTOR ZOMBA'S GHOST SHOW OF TERROR

abacab productions · Ages 9+ · United States of America
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!

THE DEAD GUY

comedy · mfa in television, film and theatre, cal state la · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....

MY MOM DIED WHEN I WAS 14 (A COMEDY)

goodnight orchard films · Ages 18+ · United States of America
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)

A LIFE BEHIND BARS

solo performance · lastage theatre co. · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.

TELL ME ABOUT YOUR DADDY

solo performance · rainbow puppy productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A modern Freud makes an irreverent analysis of 'The Gay’(deconstructing four archetypes, tribalism, & internalized homophobia) while prescribing the need to label others as a way of self-identity–until his experiment spins wildly out of control! Playful, thought-provoking and unapologetically sassy!
A modern Freud makes an irreverent analysis of 'The Gay’(deconstructing four archetypes, tribalism, & internalized homophobia) while prescribing the need to label others as a way of self-identity–until his experiment spins wildly out of control! Playful, thought-provoking and unapologetically sassy!